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michelle. the government needs to stop intruding in our lives. let the parents make decisions about their kids' lives. thanks for commenting. if you want to continue the conversation, facebook.com/carolcnn. thank you so much for joining us today. newsroom continues right now with ashleigh banfield. >>> hi, everybody. nice to have you with us. it's 11:00 on the east coast, 8:00 on the west coast. and happy election day to you. i'm not kidding. it is election day. everybody else has been counting town the days for weeks now, right? technically november 6th is 40 days from today. but guess what, election day has already started in some states. absentee ballots are going out. and in other states, coming back. look at this map. 32 states and the district of columbia let their voters vote early. i'm talking to you today, iowa, because, oh, happy day, you become the very first of the so-called battle ground states today to let your voters show up, do the in-person voting, and put this election behind you. and if you don't live in oregon or washington state, i bet you don't know this. the v
netanyahu tomorrow action all of this after the israeli government confirming there was an effort to put a meeting on the books when prime minister netanyahu was here in the united states and that he was rebuffed to have this face to face bilateral meeting with our president. well, the white house said we have phone, we're in constant contact and now we hear word they'll be in contact tomorrow. we'll take you to you united tha nations live when they begin to address that world body. >>> as if it couldn't get worse for the people of syria who are staggering beneath the burn of a relentless civil war, much of it brought on by their very own president, the united nations has come out with staggering new numbers. by the end of this year, number of syrians literally running for their lives, the number could surpass 700,000. that's seven times more than the u.n. estimated just back in march. these people and their kids are making a mad dash for the countries next door and tens of thousands have already made it into turkey. but this overwhelming flow of humanity is causing a huge problem for tu
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the state department to the libyan government. they put the questions and you wait for sort of like a child's game of telephone that information to come back before you can follow up. not at all the ideal way to run an investigation. >> libyan government says it has questioned dozens of people trying to find out who is behind the attack that killed u.s. ambassador chris stevens and others with him. >> most fathers think they know what is best for their daughters. this dad taking it to the extreme. why he wants to pay somebody millions of dollars to marry his daughter. crazy. [ sobbing ] [ male announcer ] layaway's back. shop now and have more time to pay. walmart. it's got that sweet honey taste. but no way it's 80 calories, right? no way, right? lady, i just drive the truck. right, there's no way right, right? have a nice day. [ male announcer ] 80 delicious calories. fiber one. wthe future of our medicare andr electiosocial security. for... man 1: i want facts. straight talk. tell me your plan... and what it means for me. woman 2: i'm tired of the negative ads and political spin. that w
of the occupation of palestine and imposition of a safe government, displacement and genocide of millions of people around the globe, the truth behind these wars had been revealed based on justice. had saddam hussein not invaded iran and had the big power supported the rights of iranian people instead of siding with saddam if the tragic incidents of september 11th and the millions that were killed and homeless not happened and instead of killing and throwing the culprit into the sea without trial or without informing the world and the people of america an independent fact finding team had been formed to make the general public aware of the truth behind the incident and to prepare to bring him to justice their perpetrators, had extremism or terrorism not been used to secure political goals had the arms been turned into pens and military expenditures been used to promote well-being among nations had the drum of ethnic religious orational conflicts not been beaten and if differences had not been used for the purpose of advancing political agendas, had the right to c
stage aing daring attack on the government's joint chiefs of staff building. that is in damascus. they set off two explosions and then they opened fire. government forces fought back in what is being described now as a raging gun battle. syrian army officials say they have killed all the attackers. the building now secure. state tv reports four military guards were killed in that attack. more than a dozen people injured. >>> syrian government is calling the rebels terrorists, promises to fight them until the very end. over the past two days itn's bill nealy has been embedded with syrian forces battling rebels in damascus in allepo, three syrian cities that are now battle grounds. >> reporter: in one city this would be bad enough. in three this is a disaster. this is now the reality of three main cities in syria. the troops fighting rebels for control of whole districts. aleppo is syria's biggest city, a business capital. engulfed now in the business of war. it's now being destroyed to make it safe. syrian troops are on the offensive in the country's third city, homs. recapturing
's presence. they think tice was being detained in august but the government has not acknowledged it. happening in frib, gunmen opened fire on a university in northeastern nigeria. 20 people are now dead. no one has claimed responsibility for the attack but it happened in an area that's been a targeted by islamic militants. we are deeply sorry for what happened. that is the response from ikea. the swedish retail giant came under criticism for intentionally removing photos of women in catalogs that were shipped to saudi arabia. the company is investigating why these photos were omitted in the first place. saudi arabia does not prohibit the presence of women in marketing materials. and hong kong, 38 people are dead in the territory's deadliest maritime accident in decades. a passenger ferry collided with another boat last night off of lamma. police have arrested seven screw members from the boats and rescue crews are still looking for survivors. >> reporter: a night of celebration turned to tragedy as water rushed in through the boat's hull. >> translator: the boat was standing straigh
were killed in syria today. we're talking about today during attacks between the government troops and rebel fighters. >> most of those people died here fighting in the city of aleppo. you see those images there. it is the same day that secretary of state hillary clinton is there. they're dedicate to ending the syrian civil war and helping the people whose lives have been ruined. earlier this week more than 340 people were killed in a single day of fighting in syria. now, government forces are also reportedly shelling parts of damascus and holmes as well. well, u.s. intelligence is now showing us that syria has moved chemical weapons for security reasons. defense secretary leon panetta characterized it as limited movement and believed the stockpiles were secured by the syrian military. now, panetta says the sites are being monitored by the united states and other countries. he says they're keeping a close eye on the situation. earlier today barbara star questioned the defense secretary about the development, and she's going to be joining in just a few moments. >> there's a group in
is entitled to sucssthis country. we don't believe government should help folks who aren't willing to try to help themselves. but we do believe in sothing called opportunity. we do believe in a country where hard work pays off, where responsibility is rewarded, where everyone gets a fair shot and everybody is doing their fair share and everybody plays by the same rules. we believe in america where no matter what you look ke, no matter who you are, no matter where you come from, no matter who you love, u n make it if y. [ cheers and applause ] that's the country i believe in. >>> jim acosta is covering the romney campaign. jim, one of the interesting things back in 2008 in covering president obama, you knew that there was a sense that he could possibly win when people started showing up in virginia. i mean that was really th turning pot. they thought perhaps we have this thing because we've got folks out in virginia. that was making history. that had not happened, a democrat getting that state since 1964. lyndon johnson. you know have an opportunity, the president, i think to do it again.
. this is in a town in northern -- this is after government war planes dropped several bombs on the people there. >>> a suicide bombing in eastern afghanistan leaves 14 people dead, three nato service members among the victims. we do not know their nationalities yet. the taliban is claiming responsibility for this blast. the afghan interior ministry says the attacker drove a motorcycle packed with explosives into a group of soldiers and afghan police on patrol. >> this was a scene outside the building for the punk rock band pussy riot. protesters scuffled with police. some got hauled away. while that was going on outside. inside the hearing was being postponed until october 10th. one of the members says she wants to fire her lawyers because she disagrees how they're actually handle this case. you probably remember these three women in the group were sentenced to two years in prison for performing a song critical of president vladimir putin in a cathedral. the women are all appealing their sentences. >>> at least 28,000 people killed so far in the civil war in syria. now the syrian government as
borrow directly from the government. now obama proposes to slow tuition growth by increasing state grants. yet he would need congress to help fund that. >> i'm not going to go out and promise all sorts of free stuff i know you're going to end up paying for. what i want to do is give you a great job so you'll be able to pay it back yourself. >> reporter: mitt romney's plan to help students, remove burdensome regulations and get the government out of the student loan business. romney says the flood of federal dollars just drives up tuition. molly broad of the american council on education says the recession's heavy toll on state budgets is also a factor. >> when the state reduces its support, the only other place to turn for most colleges in the public sector is to increase tuition. >> reporter: either way, students like jackie feel left out in the cold. >> a lot of people who don't have students in college or don't have kids my age just think, you're either wealthy enough to go to college or you get financial aid from the government. and it is aththat simple, but is not that simple. >> rep
government forces. well, the fight for control of this key city has been going on since july. videos posted online are said to show innocent civilians gunned down in the streets. cnn as no way to verify the awe then tis tty of the images. is there way to end the killi s killings? >> who would participate in the plan b, as you put it, the safe haich, the safe areas? >> i believe a lot of countries will participate. and european countries will participate. what we need, we need united states of america, i know, to be more -- that there is an election now. we are in election period. i hope that after the election, the american government looks at this matter in different way. i always meant no military intervention. but we need to take some measures and we need this measures with the united states, the european countries, the arab countries, the muslim countries. >> it is the syrian people suffering the most in the civil especially the children. the group save the children, is letting the kids tell the stories in their own words. there we have seen the reporting. the horrors that the children
the radiation exposure limit for cell phone use. now the u.s. government accountability office wants it updated now. dr. gupta, brain surgeon here, joining me. i have to be honest, i first heard this, i thought here we go again. back again. i mean, what's the deal? >> in some ways it never went away. there has been a steady beating of the drum on this issue. keep in mind, cell phones have really not been widely used in this country before 1996 or '97. this hasn't been a very long-standing issue. you were 2 or three years old. >> very funny, sanjay. >> people said how much radiation is safe. we're talking about radiation from phones, i use mine all the time, full disclosure it nonionizing radiation. and terms matter here. ionizing radiation people know can be dangerous. that's the stuff from x-rays. the nonionizing and the doses that we get it, because use cell phones so much, and because it can cause heat it can -- you feel these things get hot, they can change your brain in that it makes the brain and the area of the cell phone actually take up more sugar or glucose, we know that it can have a
burdensome regulations and get the government out of the student loan business. romney says the flood of federal dollars just drives up tuition. molly broad of the american council on education says the recession's heavy toll on state budgets is also a factor. >> when the state reduces its support, the only other place to turn for most colleges in the public sector is to increase tuition. >> reporter: either way, students like jackie feel left out in the cold. >> a lot of people who don't have students in college or don't have kids my age just think, you're either wealthy enough to go to college or you get financial aid from the government. and it is aththat simple, but is not that simple. >> reporter: christine romans, cnn, new york. >>> and here we go, hour two, i'm brooke baldwin. thanks for staying with me. we are awaiting mitt romney, he's about to speak in ohio. let me show you here this new poll, actually our cnn poll of polls. it is an average of other polls. as of today, president obama stretched his lead in ohio to six points over mitt romney. just yesterday that lead was fi
two social pioneers, michael and his friend alan casey, brought corporations and government together with volunteers to form this entity, and it was the model as the president said for americorps. and i -- i actually happened to be there at the first time he visited city year. he was there investigating the life-changing successes which were being reported in the lives of these young people that come together for a year of service. and as they were linked with corporate teams that worked with them. now i saw the power ofhese partnerships in 2002 when i was asked to be the head of the winter olympic games in salt lake city. i saw what happened when elements of a community were willing to join together in extraordinary unity. we were able to overcome challenges that many thought would be impossible for an organization like ours to overcome. the clinton global initiative has also dem straighted the effe -- demonstrated social enterprise. endeavor to comfort and assuage the pains of the afflicted but also to change lives, change lives through freedom, through free enterprise, through ent
and fewer regulations and that's the way to go, and since government can't do anything, it should do almost nothing. if you can't afford health care, then hope you don't get sick is their theory. if you can't afford college, borrow money from your parents. you know what? that's not who we are. i don't think government can solve all of our problems, but government is not the source of all of our problems, either. there's stuff we can do together. instead of blaming, immigrants, unions or gays or somebody for what is going on, what we need to do is pull together. we're all in thistogether. we believe that america only works when we all accept responsibility for ourselves and for our each other. that's how we create -- >> mr. obama will be on the road through wednesday's first presidential debate. mitt romney heads to colorado tomorrow where he will hold a rally and continue his preparations for wednesday's showdown in denver. he went to church this morning outside boston but held no public events over the weekend. >>> in iraq, at least 30 people were killed today in a wave of bombings. sudden
. they have conducted interviews at the state department and u.s. government personnel who were in libya at the time of the attack. but they have not been able to get, as far as tribally now, but never got ton benghazi, they made a request that the crime scene be secured. as we know from arwa damon's report and other public reporting, the state department, we don't know whether or not the state department put that request to the libyans and whether it was denied or what happened to it. what we know for sure is the crime scene was never secured. and in fact, the senior law enforcement official i spoke to said if we get there now, it is not clear that it will be of any use to us. then the third and really critical and astonishing point to me was -- that they made was one of the things we have do is question the individuals that the libyans have in custody to get to the would the tomorrow of this to understand what they are learning, they made the request through the state department, that was denied by lib yark the fbi has to pass any questions they have through the state department to the
that the united states government had nothing to do with this video, and i believe its message must be rejected by all who respect our common humanity. it is an insult not only to muslims but to america as well, for as the city outside these walls makes clear, we are a country that's welcomed people of every race and every faith. we are home to muslims who worship across our country. we not only respect the freedom of religion, we have laws that protect individuals from being harmed because of how they look or what they believe. >> our chief white house correspondent jessica yellin is live at the united nations. she joins us now. listening to that speech, it began with a mention of chris stevens, it ended with a mention of chris stevens and it's not lost on anyone watching that the president has two major audiences. he's got an international audience clearly, and he's got a domestic audience during this election. was he able to navigate appropriately between the two with the remarks he actually chose? >> reporter: well, it will depend who you ask, ashleigh, and i think that he within his parame
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is good. >> yeah. absolutely. and what's so fascinating also is that the federal government has really stepped up to its game in how they deal with this. just this week at the clinton global initiative, president obama talked about human trafficking, the fbi has put together a task force to deal with this. there are a record number of federal prosecutions taking place all across the country. traffickers are being given much steeper sentences. really what the federal government is trying to do, they're trying to tamp down on this problem before it gets so explosive that they just can't even dream of putting it back in the bottle. that's going to be a difficult challenge. >> thank you very much. it's a difficult topic but needs to be discussed. people need to know about this. appreciate. it next weekend, you will hear from some of the women who as young girls were sold for sex. take a listen. >> by a show of hands, how many of you were raped? how many of you have scars because of what you went through, physical scars? emotional scars? how many? how long does it take to heal? >> you may n
a segment talking about the role of government, also talking about governing. which is interesting because a lot of this campaign is mitt romney and barack obama talking about how they would work in washington. and as we know the american public are so frustrated right now with how washington is operating or is not operating at all. so there's a lot on the line for mitt romney, barack obama tomorrow night. tens of millions of people will be watching. of course, a lot here on cnn. there is over 3,000 journalists who are actually credentialed to come and cover this debate. 700 of them are from other countries. so the whole world will be watching. >> and jim lahr is the moderator for debate number one. how long do the candidates get to answer the questions? because some candidates are pretty long-winded. >> reporter: they are, and that's going to be the struggle and one of the challenges for the moderator torrow as well as the other debate moderators, including candy crowley who will be moderating a debate later this month. 30 seconds to about a minute to answer a question. and of course ther
in the past 10 or 20 years, that they haven't changed government yet. we get people to take a year off. it's geeks, also designers and product managers, people from the technical industries. we get them to work with people in city hall to solve problems in cities for a year. >> she wants to fix local government one smart phone app at a time. it's sunday on "the next list." this country was built by working people. the economy needs manufacturing. machines, tools, people making stuff. companies have to invest in making things. infrastructure, construction, production. we need it now more than ever. chevron's putting more than $8 billion dollars back in the u.s. economy this year. in pipes, cement, steel, jobs, energy. we need to get the wheels turning. i'm p. making real things... for real. ...that make a real difference. ♪ a short word that's a tall order. up your game. up the ante. and if you stumble, you get back up. up isn't easy, and we ought to know. we're in the business of up. everyday delta flies a quarter of million people while investing billions improving everything from booki
across iraq. the muslim community seems to be part the. >> baghdad's shiite dominated government blames the recent attacks on sunni insurgents with al qaeda ties. two americans, one civilian are dead. it happened at a temporary checkpoint 0er79ed by coalition troops west of kabul. three afghan soldiers also died in the clash that officials say may have been provoked by insurgent fire. there has been a rise of militant suicide attacks. suicide attacks are a common tactic for the taliban. in an exclusive interview with cnn, anna koren talks to a would-be suicide bomber. >> this man believed he was carrying out god's will when he carried out an attack in kandahar province. he said he agreed to wear a suicide vest and kill as many people as possible. it's a special feeling that comes to you when you are ready for a suicide attack. no one can stop you, no one could stop me, that is except the law. when police arrested him five months ago in jalalabad, during the planning of the attack. he's now awaiting trial. proudly a member of the taliban, he says no one encouraged him to do this. look at
. >>> plus -- >> american express in hot water with the government because of deceptive lending practices. customers could be in line for refund checks for hundreds of dollars. should beer you begetting some cash? find out. newsroom starts now. >>> we start with breaking news this morning. two u.s. border patrol agents have been shot in southern arizona and we have now learned that one of those agents has died from his gunshot wounds. the fbi and cochise sheriff's office, near the area where border patrol agent involved in that fast and furious program was shot and killed, brian terry. we'll have much more on this story, much more information in the next two hours of newsroom. >>> also this morning, it sounds like something out of a nightmare. imagine being on a plane and having your seat detach from the floor mid flight. it's happened at least twice in the past two weeks. >> we don't want that thing flying around with passengers behind them. >> last night a flight had to return. and emergency landing at jfk in new york after three seats detached from the floor during the flight. the plan
of countries is holding the iranian government accountable. the united states will do what we must to prevent iran from obtaining a nuclear weapon. >> the president's speeches at the u.n. and the clinton global initiative put him on the stage. jessica, there was tough talk on iran. the president seemed to counter some of the remarks made by president ahmadinejad, who, for all intents and purposes, could be the last time he's in the united states as a member of the general alembssembassembly. what was the line the president took on iran? >> he took a tough line. this is an existential fight on israel. he said time is not unlimited for the world to stop iran from pursuing nuclear ambitions. weapons ambitions. he said that the u.s. will do what it must to stop it. another way of saying, indirectly, that all options are on the table. he's effectively taking the sam stance he gave earlier this year. but, he didn't go -- didn't go further and draw any red lines or new lines which is what the romney campaign was calling on him to do. it would be astonishing if he would do that at this stage, only fo
't believe government should be helping people who refuse to help themselves. but we do believe in something called opportunity. we do believe that hard work should pay off. we do believe that in america everybody gets a fair shot and everybody is doing their fair share and everybody is playing by the same set of rules. we believe that no matter who you are, or what you like, or what your last name is or who you love, you can make it if you try. that's t country i believe in. that's what i have been fighting for for four years, and that's why i'm running for a second term as president of the united states. sfwroo president obama there in bowling green, ohio. want to dip in to mitt romney now who is also in ohio. this is out of bedford heights. let's listen in. >> because people haven't got the skills that they need to fit those jobs and so he is concerned, as i'm cocerned, to make sure that our people have the skills they need to succeed. we have 47 different federal government training programs, and they report to eight different agencies. they spend $18 billion on these programs, but too o
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